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FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
obama takes stage in colorado pushing gun control in front of denver police props. some of those denver police men are not too happen about being used as a backdrop for the president. we'll take it up with chris stirewalt and joe trippi, next we have a lot to talk about. lou: president obama tonight in san francisco on billionaire's row kicks off first wave of fundraisers for the democratic congressional campaign committee 2015 midterms, earlier the president was in denver, joining us chris stirewalt. and joe trippi. let's start with ifby may, the fact that u.s., is under imminent threat by the north korean dictator, ji kim jong-unf a nuclear attack, chris, i don't understand how we got to this place, i have heard just one elected official, peter king, say we should respond reemptively. >> you know the deal for north korea is they in the past, it has been a predictable pattern, they misbehave, and get bribed, and the kim family stays in power longer. it was a family business for dad and his grandfather, io surely they are waiting for the bribery too come, sooner or later you figure it w
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 10:00pm EDT
further word to you as soon as we can. returning to president obama in denver, using backdrops, police officers for his ongoing campaign against guns, chris stirewalt. at who point does president hear the police officers who say, they are tired as being used add props for his campaign purposes? >> politicians of all parties and all stripes do these kinds of things, this is a little distasteful, but when you cross the line, and do it with law enforcement officers, especially as there are we heard today, officers who have real complaints about it it makes something generally icky to something distasteful. this is a danger that president has brushed up against before, but today it looks like he has a problem with that. lou: joe trippi does not look -- by this. >> i remember a president with an aircraft carrier with a mission accomplish sign. >> there was not a good move. >> chris is right, presidents, do this. president props, come on. but. i do think that fact is that 94% of police chiefs support background checks. something like 87% of the american people, and 74% of the nra members sup
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm PDT
in colorado, president obama using denver police officers as a back drop for his gun control speech. cops as props? a lot of police officers were not happy with the president, including larimer county sheriff justin smith. he joins me. good evening, sir. >> good evening, greta. >> greta: nice to see you, and sheriff, presidents on both sides of the aisles have been doing it for decades, using people as props for their point. today it's sort of cops as props and what do you think about it? >> you know, i agree with the line level denver police ith th was completely inappropriate. these officers have a job to do they should be on the street protecting their community, not used as political props. the officers i talked to were disgusted they had been coerced and cajoled into trying to get them on, to be on stage. >> you know, some of the police officers didn't show up today, or didn't stand by the president. is that in part because of the have controversial new gun control law in colorado. is that distressing members of law enforcement? >> that's what really went over the he edge. i personal
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. mr. obama is expected to travel to connecticut on monday to press congress to act. despite the push, lawmakers are struggling to find support for universal background checks and other measures. >> megyn: mike, thank you. mark who you heard from got national attention when he questioned the rush to pass gun control laws in the wake of newtown and the lack of discussion of what he called mental health issues. he gave dramatic emotional testimony in january only a month after losing his 6-year-old boy. >> criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named is james' law, i don't want it, i want responsible legislation, it needs to be simple, it needs to be enforced, it has to have as a tenet individual accountability. >> well, now connecticut is getting ready to vote on what is being described as the most restrictive set
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 5:00pm EDT
satellite corp. 2012] >> live to the police academy. president obama will say there doesn't have to be a conflict between keeping citizens safe -- and he says there is no conflict in these realities." he has met with families of the victims of the aurora shootings and the colorado governor as well. eric holder with president obama. we will have the comments, live. dan phifer talked about gun legislation, optimistic congress can work something out but there will be consequences if republicans block legislation. >> the president is in colorado -- and you will join him on monday talking about guns in connecticut. the air is coming out of the tough parts we thought were no- brainers. >> i read the stories that suggest this. not stories, facts. >> i rarely run into a 90% issue. some people in washington may get cold feet but the president has met with families on this and he met with mothers who mobilized -- the mothers of gun violence victims who were motivated by newtown. i think they are -- there are carnival rules and -- cardinal rules, don't get on the wrong side of 90%. >> netwo
CNN
Apr 3, 2013 2:00pm PDT
the breaking news. >>> also, president obama surrounded by police. their role, and his fight in colorado. >>> and cnn's ted turner gets mitt cal. a message for the president if the brand-fu interview. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> back it our top story this hour, the breaking news out of north korea. it says it's finalized, yes, finalized plans for a nuclear attack against the united states, warning that war could break out, in their words, any day. even before that announcement, the united states ordered ballistic missile defenses to guam as a precaution. the u.s. has thousands of troops on the island of guam. defense secretary chuck hagel is calling north korea a clear danger after weeks of escalating threats. let's discuss what's going on with president clinton's secretary of state, now the former secretary of state madeleine albright here in "the situation room." madam secretary, thanks for coming if. >> good to be with you. >> listen to the fu defense secretary. >> they have fu cheer capacity now. they have missile delivery capacity now. and so as they ha
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 3:00pm PDT
grows withiracle-gro. >> president obama is in denver today pushing for stricter gun laws. uniformed denver police officers provided a back drop for the president's speech in the police academy today but not all of the were happy about it. news reports said the department asked officers to volunteer to stand behind the president . now a detective asked the city's ethic's board to investigate. >> the use of our police academy can be portrayed nationally on our position of the gun control debate and officers were very concerned that we were being used and exploited by some. >> the police chief tells the denver post anticipation was completely volunitary. >> when headliners is one of the top religious lead ares some suggest it is out of line. the dala llama will speak in the university of the oregon next month. one of the conditions of his contract is that the event be noncommercial. not a money making event. the university agreed selling ticket prices for the cap much two tickets at $20. ticket liquid ator is selling them for $329 a piece. oregon stator said that goes everything that t
CNN
Apr 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
obama versus the nra. has the gun lobby already won? >>> plus, an american businessman found dead in singapore. police say it was suicide. his family says it doesn't add up. >>> should overweight people pay more to fly? one airline under pressure says, yes. >>> welcome back to the second half of "outfront." we start with stories we care about focusing on our own reporting from the front lines. well, america's role in mali could be expanding. in a visit today, senator john mccain said the united states will assist the french and coalition militaries to provide them with the equipment, training and technology needed to rid mali of terrorists linked to al qaeda. now whether that makes sense depends on how you define equipment saying if equipment is like binoculars and those in the wrong hands would not be a problem. >>> the pentagon is refusing to award purple hearts to victims of the 2009 ft. hood shooting. the reason, the pentagon says they were not the victims of an international terrorist attack. in a defense department position paper obtained by cnn, the agency says including do
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
. police cited the driver for not having a license. martha: problems. president obama's health care law could be creating a whole new profession out there. these folks will be called, navigators, to help people with the health care law. so potentially tens of thousands of them could be paid up to $48 an hour in terms of the job description here. you get 20 to $48 an hour. that is more than six times the federal minimum wage of $7.25. the minimum hourly pay for these navigatetores would be $20. that comes out $100,000 a year if you're at the upper end of this job, if you're a navigate tore. i will tell what you that is in second. here is fox business network's charles payne. >> hey. martha: once it is described you will love what is in it, if you don't speak the language and need somebody to explain the law to you, then you are entitled to have a translator, a navigatetor who can orally interpret the law for you. those folks will get paid quite well. >> quite well. that is just one of the jobs. people come in, and you can speak english and help you figure it out. they will help you navig
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
obama begins the second day of fundraising. during a denver police academy yesterday before heading west. he attends private events today in california in hopes of helping democrats win back the house of representatives and hold onto the senate in next year's midterm elections. watchdogs are blasting the president for taking part after promising campaign-finance reform during his first term. ed henry is live from the white house. does this suggest that the president can work with congress right now? >> it has been getting earlier for both cards as they try to fight it out. he had two events last night, two events today, the president. law-enforcement officials, talking about gun control, saying that he wanted to work with republicans to find common sense and common ground on some of these gun-control measures. that sounds like a contradiction, although the white house spokesmen insist that raising money for democrats will also work for republicans and that is not appropriate. >> to do the kinds of things that we need to do to reduce gun violence, enhancing our energy independence while i
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 1:00pm EDT
in the c-span video library at c- span.org. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about that state newly passed gun control law. he will be at the denver police academy calling for universal background checks for gun buyers along with asking congress to at least vote on an assault weapons ban and limiting capacity -- limiting large capacity magazines. tonight, a look of protest groups in america gave we recently talked with code pink cofounder medea benjamin about how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the discussion with your calls, tweets, and facebook comments. in the meantime, here is a brief look at a code think protest. >> i am pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers. >> we will stop again. >> pakistan, somalia, and who else? >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to even tell congress -- they won't even tell congress what countries we are killing children. >> if you could please expedite the removal. >> the children of pakistan and yemen. do you
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
in this block, if you can. >>> just days before the senate begins debate on gun reform president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy not far from the theater shooting in colorado last year saying his goal is not to take firearms away from its owners. >> the components of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what is being proposed, nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into this suspension about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners, and you've been hearing somebody is taking away your guns -- get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> i thought one of the most fascinating parts when he talked about michelle once saying, if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house and talking about this is not keeping guns away from people. that michelle was talking to the president. the president, of course, by extension unde
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 10:00am EDT
perspective. we welcome your calls, facebook comments, and tweets. >> president obama renewed his call for stricter gun control laws during a speech yesterday at the denver police academy in colorado. red state approved background checks of all gun buyers and has limited the size of magazines. president obama says congress should do the same. remarks are just under a half hour. approvedtate just background checks on all gun buyers. >> thank you. thank you so much. thank you, everybody. everybody have a seat. thank you. it is wonderful to be back in colorado and in denver. i want to thank chief white for that introduction. you have some outstanding officials here today. i want to acknowledge them. a wonderful governor, john hickenlooper. [applause] he's here somewhere. next to him, joe garcia, an outstanding lt. governor. [applause] one of the finest young senators, michael bennett is here. house,ic members of the ed pearl mutter. and -- and your own mayer, michael hancock is here. [applause] >> i -- i want to say thank you to the denver police for having me here, and for the outstandin
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. happy to do it. >> president obama visited colorado on wednesday. he is speaking at the denver police a cavity -- academy about the gun control measures. the stars live at 5:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. the ranking member of the oversight and government reform committee. he co-authored with a group of bipartisan lawmakers after losing his 20-year-old nephew to gun violence in 2011. this is just under an hour. > ok, so we will begin. we are timely turn now. -- here now. welcome to the national press club. happy easter and passover season to everyone who celebrates those. and happy spring. will the world's leading organization for journalists and, as we say, the place where news happens. my name is bob wiener. today we are honored to have congressman elijah cummings of baltimore, presenting it a reality check on congressional gun legislation. rankingesentative is a member of the house oversight democratic reform committee. the congressman is the former chairman of the congressional black caucus. now with more than 100 co- sponsors on gun tracking legislation. he takes the gun safety
CNN
Apr 1, 2013 11:00am PDT
chasing someone have now come forward saying it was all part of a birthday party prank. police say there will be no charges against the pranksters. >>> and cnn has learned a key ambassadorship may be going to a kennedy. a democratic source says caroline kennedy has been asked to serve as united states ambassador to japan. the source says she is being vetted. back in 2008, her early endorsement of barack obama was a major boon to his first campaign for president. she delivered itwith her uncle ted. >>> check out this new picture of kevin ware, walking. just a day after he broke his leg at a very horrible injury. and it happened on live television. if you didn't see him get hurt, you're actually really lucky. it was one in which to cringe. it is very tough to watch. the reserve guard came down hard on his leg, snapping his shin bone. the bone broke through the skin and actually stuck out for all to see. it was so awful, of course, he screamed in pain, you're not going to see it in graphic detail, you can see the blurred image there. but just watching it, louisville coaches and player
CNN
Apr 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
that hutchinson was speaking for himself, not for the nra. president obama, meanwhile, jumps back into the gun debate tomorrow. he's heading to colorado for a speech at the denver police academy. he'll be in connecticut next week. >>> today the president ha his attention on a much different subject. what goes on inside our minds. he wants congress to spend millions of dollars on brain research. lisa sylvester is here to explain what this money hopefully would buy. what does the president want? >> wolf, much the way researchers were able to map the human genome, scientists are hoping to develop actually a map of the brain. and to one day be able to turn on or off certain cells and cure diseases. the white house is backing it up with a proposed $100 million. >> go ahead. >> in this demonstration, with actor alan alda, 8-month-old kendall shows she has mastered the art of imitation. >> good. >> again and again she takes turns copying what the grown-ups do. scientists at the institute for learning and brain sciences at the university of washington have been studying the toddler and baby brain and
KRON
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
and hit and run. police suspect he was under the influence of drugs did not disclose anything else about possible motives for what happens. >> president obama will be attending a couple of fund raisers right here in the bay area tomorrow. his first stop a reception at the home of democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer . and then the president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at a home of billionaire philanthropist ann and gordon getty. both events are fund raises for the democratic congressional campaign. president obama will then attend too more fund-raisers on thursday penna atherton . with the first stop of the day at a brunch at the home of lives simmons and mark heising. with tickets costing $32,400. in this last of will be $1,000 loss to the home of marcy and john goldman before leaving thursday afternoon. we will be back [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 12:00pm EDT
facing the defense department. and later, president obama continues his push for measures to reduce gun violence with a visit to colorado where he's highlighting the state's newly-passed gun laws. we'll have live coverage of his remarks at the denver police academy over on c-span, and that's scheduled to start at 5 eastern this afternoon. >> we have to take back media. independent media is what will save us. the media are the most powerful institutions on earth, more powerful than any bomb, more powerful than any missile. it's an idea that explodes onto the scene. but it doesn't happen when it is contained by that box, that tv screen that we all gaze at for so many hours a week. we need to be able to hear people speaking for themselves outside the box. we can't afford the status quo anymore. from global warring to global warming. >> author, host and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> at 7 eastern tonight on c-span, our "q&a" conversation with
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